Jamar Lamonte Mccollum, a 26-year-old black man, was found dead Monday, April 15, after he was shot in the 600 block of East Century Boulevard in Green Meadows, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
About 7 a.m., Mccollum was found shot to death inside a gray Lexus in the area, said Los Angeles police Det. Nathan Kouri.
Mccollum’s body had been there for hours before it was discovered, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police have few details about the death and have not identified a suspect.
Mccollum, a motorcycle mechanic, lived down the street from the crime scene and was not a gang member, police said. He had a 5-year-old son.
The next night, his mother, Jackie Mccollum, stood near the spot where her son was discovered, surrounded by other mothers who had lost a child to violence.
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